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  1. Dick Vitale gala raises $2.1 million to fight children's cancers

    Dick Vitale

    The ninth annual Dick Vitale gala raised $2.1 million for pediatric cancer research.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  2. Dick Vitale -- V Foundation grant will honor 'Princess Lacey' Hol...

    There was nothing Dick Vitale could do to console the parents of Lacey Holsworth, the little girl whose relationship with Michigan State's Adreian Payne became a story that touched the country. So he decided to help others.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  3. Dick Vitale: Jimmy V Classic has legacy of talent, giving

    Dick Vitale

    The annual Jimmy V Classic has a tradition of giving to cancer research with performances from many a future NBA talent, Dick Vitale writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2013
  4. Jimmy V Week raises record funds near $1.6 million

    ESPN says the sixth annual Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research has set a fundraising record by generating nearly $1.6 million in contributions.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  5. 2012 Jimmy V Classic featurning Connecticut and NC State has spec...

    Dick Vitale

    Tuesday's Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden has special meaning, as Texas, Georgetown, Connecticut and NC State play a doubleheader and help raise money for cancer research.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  6. Nick Valvano steps down as V Foundation CEO

    Nick Valvano is stepping down after 13 years as CEO of the V Foundation for Cancer Research, and the group has selected Susan Braun as his replacement.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  7. 7th Annual Dickie V Gala raises more than $1.6 million for cancer...

    Dick Vitale

    Dick Vitale's annual gala to raise money for cancer research was a record-setting success, bringing in more than $1.6 million in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2012
  8. 7th Annual Dickie V Gala honoring Lou Holtz, Jay Wright and Gary ...

    Dick Vitale

    Dick Vitale says no child should ever have to suffer due to chancer, which is why his annual Dickie V Gala will raise money for pediatric cancer research.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2012
  9. St. John's and Steve Lavin face early season adversity

    Kieran Darcy

    Coaching young, short-handed St. John's team won't dim Steve Lavin's enthusiasm.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2011
  10. Jimmy V Week nets record $1.2 million in donations

    ESPN says the fourth annual Jimmy V Week brought in a record $1.2 million in donations to The V Foundation for Cancer Research.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2011
  11. Video: Jim Boeheim on Jimmy V Classic

    Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim talks about recruiting Fab Melo, Tuesday's game with Michigan State and the V Foundation for Cancer Research....

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  12. Florida juco coach battling a brain tumor

    Diamond Leung

    While BYU coach and cancer survivor Dave Rose testifies before Congress next week to promote funding for cancer research, a member of the coaching community is scheduled to begin radiation and chemotherapy in a battle against a brain tumor. Northw...

    Blog | September 22, 2010
  13. Andy Katz's Daily Word: BYU's Dave Rose set to testify before Con...

    Andy Katz

    BYU coach Dave Rose heads to Congress next week to advocate for more cancer research on behalf of the American Cancer Society. At a time when the perception of college basketball coaches continues to take a hit, this is a needed respite. Amid allega...

    Blog | Conversation | September 21, 2010
  14. ESPN analyst Digger Phelps undergoes cancer surgery

    ESPN college basketball analyst and legendary coach Digger Phelps underwent successful prostate cancer surgery on Tuesday, according to a press release.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2010
  15. V Foundation to direct all donations to cancer research

    The V Foundation, honoring the late basketball coach Jim Valvano, will direct all donations in full toward cancer research.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2006
  16. Charity auction raises funds for The V Foundation

    A charity auction Thursday night raised money for The V Foundation for Cancer Research.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2005